NCPA Drama Crossroads to revive

NCPAJune/10/2022
On the evening of June 9th, The NCPA Theatre reopened. In the melody of Springtime, all performers of NCPA Drama Crossroads appear on the stage, standing at the crossroads of life with an ardent passion and perseverance, meeting the audience again.

Photo by LIU Fang

In the new round, members of the NCPA Drama Ensemble, including DONG Wenliang, XU Zixuan, LI Zhaoyang, FENG Yang, YU Mengchao, LIU Beibei, and WANG Wenjie, reunited with one another. They met the audience again with what they had acquired from repeated rehearsals during the pandemic.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

It is the first time that the drama has been staged at the NCPA Theatre. The expansion of the Theatre becomes a test of technology implementation, but it achieves a much better effect in a visual presentation on the stage.

Photo by LIU Fang

The other side of the 1930s’ modern Shanghai is mirrored in the experience of Mr. ZHAO, Atang, Big LIU and Xiaoxu, four unemployed young men when difficulties and hopes appear alternately.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

All performers go out of their characters and look back at the production staff and main cast of the classic film from the perspective of contemporary youths in the end.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

They also look towards the back curtain at the ending of the film with arm in arm and shoulder to shoulder as the young people in the film do, watching them march forward firmly with vigour to a distant location.

Photo by LIU Fang

HUANG Ying, director of the drama Crossroads, has skillfully turned the stage into an editing bench. A live performance and real-time photographing are intertwined with film images, strengthening the timeless dialogue between two generations of youth.

Photo by LIU Fang

Springtime, an interlude song in the film, is still used in the drama. Being full of hope and passion, the song brings a sunny spring breeze to the confusing crossroads of life.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

The drama will be staged until June 12th to provide a wonderful theatrical experience for the audience in four performances.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

  • On the evening of June 9th, The NCPA Theatre reopened. In the melody of Springtime, all performers of NCPA Drama Crossroads appear on the stage, standing at the crossroads of life with an ardent passion and perseverance, meeting the audience again.

    Photo by LIU FangLearn more

  • In the new round, members of the NCPA Drama Ensemble, including DONG Wenliang, XU Zixuan, LI Zhaoyang, FENG Yang, YU Mengchao, LIU Beibei, and WANG Wenjie, reunited with one another. They met the audience again with what they had acquired from repeated rehearsals during the pandemic.

    Photo by NIU XiaobeiLearn more

  • It is the first time that the drama has been staged at the NCPA Theatre. The expansion of the Theatre becomes a test of technology implementation, but it achieves a much better effect in a visual presentation on the stage.

    Photo by LIU FangLearn more

  • The other side of the 1930s’ modern Shanghai is mirrored in the experience of Mr. ZHAO, Atang, Big LIU and Xiaoxu, four unemployed young men when difficulties and hopes appear alternately.

    Photo by NIU XiaobeiLearn more

  • All performers go out of their characters and look back at the production staff and main cast of the classic film from the perspective of contemporary youths in the end.

    Photo by NIU XiaobeiLearn more

  • They also look towards the back curtain at the ending of the film with arm in arm and shoulder to shoulder as the young people in the film do, watching them march forward firmly with vigour to a distant location.

    Photo by LIU FangLearn more

  • HUANG Ying, director of the drama Crossroads, has skillfully turned the stage into an editing bench. A live performance and real-time photographing are intertwined with film images, strengthening the timeless dialogue between two generations of youth.

    Photo by LIU FangLearn more

  • Springtime, an interlude song in the film, is still used in the drama. Being full of hope and passion, the song brings a sunny spring breeze to the confusing crossroads of life.

    Photo by NIU XiaobeiLearn more

  • The drama will be staged until June 12th to provide a wonderful theatrical experience for the audience in four performances.

    Photo by NIU XiaobeiLearn more

On the evening of June 9th, The NCPA Theatre reopened. In the melody of Springtime, all performers of NCPA Drama Crossroads appear on the stage, standing at the crossroads of life with an ardent passion and perseverance, meeting the audience again.

Photo by LIU Fang

In the new round, members of the NCPA Drama Ensemble, including DONG Wenliang, XU Zixuan, LI Zhaoyang, FENG Yang, YU Mengchao, LIU Beibei, and WANG Wenjie, reunited with one another. They met the audience again with what they had acquired from repeated rehearsals during the pandemic.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

It is the first time that the drama has been staged at the NCPA Theatre. The expansion of the Theatre becomes a test of technology implementation, but it achieves a much better effect in a visual presentation on the stage.

Photo by LIU Fang

The other side of the 1930s’ modern Shanghai is mirrored in the experience of Mr. ZHAO, Atang, Big LIU and Xiaoxu, four unemployed young men when difficulties and hopes appear alternately.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

All performers go out of their characters and look back at the production staff and main cast of the classic film from the perspective of contemporary youths in the end.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

They also look towards the back curtain at the ending of the film with arm in arm and shoulder to shoulder as the young people in the film do, watching them march forward firmly with vigour to a distant location.

Photo by LIU Fang

HUANG Ying, director of the drama Crossroads, has skillfully turned the stage into an editing bench. A live performance and real-time photographing are intertwined with film images, strengthening the timeless dialogue between two generations of youth.

Photo by LIU Fang

Springtime, an interlude song in the film, is still used in the drama. Being full of hope and passion, the song brings a sunny spring breeze to the confusing crossroads of life.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

The drama will be staged until June 12th to provide a wonderful theatrical experience for the audience in four performances.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

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